West Ham co-owners send legal letter to Sky Sports over coverage

31 January 2020

Owners
Photo: Getty Images David Sullivan (left) and David Gold (right), the club's co-owners, have now demanded an apology from Sky Sports for the programme's public denunciation of their ability to run the club

The club's co-owners, David Sullivan and David Gold, complained after guests on the Sunday Supplement programme questioned their financial stewardship, according to the Daily Mail.

West Ham lost £28.2 million last season and lie above the relegation zone on goal difference alone.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

West Ham's co-owners have sent a legal letter to Sky Sports complaining about coverage on the Sunday Supplement programme, according to the Daily Mail, after guests questioned the pair's financial stewardship of the club.

After heavy investment in the playing squad, West Ham lost £28.2 million last year, the club's financial accounts revealed earlier this week, while their wages rose 27 per cent and amortisation increased by 40 per cent.

Do you want to read this article?

Get instant access by signing up for a 7-day free trial

No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.

You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.